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‘Die Pflicht eines Schriftstellers, es ihnen zu sagen!’ 1

Ailsa Wallace

in Hermynia Zur Mühlen: The Guises of Socialist Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572113
eISBN:
9780191721984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572113.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

This chapter establishes Zur Mühlen's political position as a committed Socialist, and determines her opinions on the function of literature in relation to debates and practice of the Socialist ... More


Conclusion

Ailsa Wallace

in Hermynia Zur Mühlen: The Guises of Socialist Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572113
eISBN:
9780191721984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572113.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

This chapter outlines Zur Mühlen's final years of exile in Britain, and considers the continuities and changes in her work since the beginning of the Weimar Republic. It traces developments in her ... More


Tribune of Socialism: Norman Thomas {1976}

Irving Howe

in A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1976 essay “Tribune of Socialism,” in which he describes Presbyterian minister Norman Thomas as a superb tribune for socialism. Howe argues that Thomas made a lot ... More


Introduction

Ritchie Robertson

in The ‘Jewish Question’ in German Literature 1749–1939: Emancipation and its Discontents

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248889
eISBN:
9780191697784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248889.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The ‘Jewish Question’, the problem concerning the position of Jews in Germany and Austria, was widely discussed from the 1770s onwards. Emancipation culminated in 1871 with the bestowal of equal ... More


Joseph Brodsky: A ‘Peremptory Trust in Words’

David‐Antoine Williams

in Defending Poetry: Art and Ethics in Joseph Brodsky, Seamus Heaney, and Geoffrey Hill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199583546
eISBN:
9780191595295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583546.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

By reconstructing a philosophy from his prose and poems, as well as from accounts of his trial proceedings, this chapter provides a grounding for Joseph Brodsky's often repeated but unevenly ... More


The vicissitudes of victory: Margaret Harkness, George Eastmont, Wanderer (1905), and the 1889 Dockworkers’ Strike

David Glover

in Margaret Harkness: Writing social engagement 1880-1921

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526123503
eISBN:
9781526141972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123503.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

George Eastmont: Wanderer sealed Margaret Harkness’s disengagement from the socialist politics with which she had been actively involved since the 1880s. Its broad canvas also marked another key ... More


Soundscapes of the city in Margaret Harkness, A City Girl (1887), Henry James, The Princess Casamassima (1885–86), and Katharine Buildings, Whitechapel

Ruth Livesey

in Margaret Harkness: Writing social engagement 1880-1921

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526123503
eISBN:
9781526141972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123503.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores Harkness’s first novel in the context of socialist fiction and the future of the modern novel in the 1880s. A City Girl pivots on one of the staple formulae of earlier ... More


“Permeate”

Charles A. Carpenter

in Bernard Shaw as Artist-Fabian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034058
eISBN:
9780813038254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034058.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In attempts at influencing units of political power to consider and adopt the Society's policies, Shaw served as a valued collaborator in the permeation strategy and was teamed with Webb and several ... More


A Dublin Socialist and an Irish Theatre

Nelson O'Ceallaigh Ritschel

in Shaw, Synge, Connolly, and Socialist Provocation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036519
eISBN:
9780813038827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036519.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter begins in the late 1890s when Shaw was engrossed in developing his Fabian philosophy and playwriting career in London, when he had seemingly no concern for provincial Ireland. ... More


Introduction: The shape of the period

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Part V explores the relationship between the dramatic history of the twentieth century and the transformations of Russian literary culture and poetics, arguing that the story is one of unexpected ... More


Conclusion: Baroque Legacies: National Socialism’s Benjamin

Jane O. Newman

in Benjamin's Library: Modernity, Nation, and the Baroque

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476594
eISBN:
9780801460883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476594.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This concluding chapter discusses a particularly uncanny afterlife for Benjamin's Baroque in National Socialism. This post-Benjaminian version of the Baroque resonates uneasily with some of the same ... More


The Time of Disturbance: On “Uchinaru henkyō”

Richard F. Calichman

in Beyond Nation: Time, Writing, and Community in the Work of Abe K=ob=o

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797016
eISBN:
9780804797559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797016.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The aim of this chapter is to investigate the relation between time and space in the essay “Uchinaru henkyō.” A certain inconsistency is identified in Abe’s argument, for he appears at moments to ... More


Comics During the Soviet Era

José Alaniz

in Komiks: Comic Art in Russia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604733662
eISBN:
9781604733679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604733662.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines the history of Russian comics or komiks under the Soviet regime, breaking it down into three main phases: the Revolutionary Era (1917–1934), Socialist Realism (1934 to ... More


Underground Revolutions: Invisible Networks of Terror in Fin-de-Siècle London

Haewon Hwang

in London's Underground Spaces: Representing the Victorian City, 1840-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748676071
eISBN:
9780748693818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676071.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter focuses on the most conceptual use of the ‘underground’ that divorces the term from direct spatial connotations. In this ideological framework, Marxism, nationalism and terrorism all ... More


Anarchism and libertarian socialism in Britain: William Morris and the background, 1880–1920

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310256
eISBN:
9781846312557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310256.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the origins and influence of the Guild Socialism, a movement that developed its form of libertarian socialism. It also presents a brief background of William Morris's socialist ... More


Edward Carpenter

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310256
eISBN:
9781846312557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310256.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the significant works and political position of Edward Carpenter. Carpenter was a poet and sexual reformer, and concentrated his efforts on local organizations, especially the ... More


Baldwin’s Life on the Left: From New York Intellectual to Disturber of the Peace

Douglas Field

in All Those Strangers: The Art and Lives of James Baldwin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384150
eISBN:
9780199384181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384150.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 1 examines Baldwin’s early book reviews in magazines associated with the New York Intellectuals (Nation, Commentary, and New Leader) in order to argue that his early work and dalliance with ... More


Prose and drama: Negotiations with history

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0036
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

A central theme of narrative prose and dramatic theater remained the conflict between an individual and society, increasingly specified as the clash of a man or woman with ongoing historical ... More


Moscow has a Plan!: Representations of the Soviet Union in Radical Children’s Literature

Kimberley Reynolds

in Left Out: The forgotten tradition of radical publishing for children in Britain 1910–1949

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198755593
eISBN:
9780191820540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755593.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 2 looks at the way the Soviet experiment was presented in radical children’s books. It identifies the tendency for children’s books to idealize life in the USSR, while at the same time ... More


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